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Art is a lie that tells the truth.
– Pablo Picasso
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Art is a lie which makes us realize the truth.
– Pablo Picasso, Asher Lev Book
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Art is a man's nature nature is God's art.
– Philip James Bailey
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Art is a reality, not a definition; inasmuch as it approaches a reality, it approaches perfection, and inasmuch as it approaches a mere definition, it is imperfect and untrue.
– Benjamin Haydon
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Art is a selective re-creation of reality according to an artist's metaphysical value-judgments. An artist recreates those aspects of reality which represent his fundamental view of man's nature.
– Ayn Rand
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Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed.
– Kahlil Gibran
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ART is a word which summarizes THE QUALITY OF COMMUNICATION.
– L. Ron Hubbard
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Art is about painting. All the rest is just a sideshow
– Geoff Bunn
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Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers. What we call art is a game.
– Octavio Paz
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Art is anything you can get away with.
– Andy Warhol
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Art is apotheosis; often, the complaint of beauty.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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Art is beyond the enmity! That’s why you can always love the art of your enemy, even though you hate him!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature.
– Cicero
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Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which Nature herself is animated.
– Franois Auguste Ren Rodin
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Art is either plagiarism or revolution.
– Paul Gauguin
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Art is I; science is we.
– Claude Bernard
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Art is life, plus caprice.
– William Ernest Hocking
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Art is like baby shoes. When you coat them with gold, they can no longer be worn.
– John Updike
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Art is long, life short judgment difficult, opportunity transient.
– Johann von Goethe
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Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.
– Frank Zappa
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Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life.
– W. Somerset Maugham
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Art is never finished, only abandoned.
– Leonardo DaVinci, (maybe)
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Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.
– Leo Tolstoy
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Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
– George Sand
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Art is not necessary at all. All that is necessary to make this world a better place to live in is to love --to love as Christ loved, as Buddha loved.
– Isadora Duncan
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